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Brisbane Region, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2016

Booked a private room 3 weeks in advance, received conformation email from " Manly Harbour Backpackers" the next day. Arrived at the hostel on the day( new years eve) to be told the room was unavailable and had been made into an office some 3 months beforehand. Staff were rude and didn't seem to care about the problem nor did... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2015 via mobile

The rooms are average at best and certainly not worth the money. The facilities are ok but also not worth the money. The staff and young manager in particular have terrible manners and people skills. When you meet them initially, it's like you're an annoyance instead of a paying guest. Would not recommend staying here at all. Avoid !

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015 via mobile

Good place to be close to the trainstation. Good people and perfect clean and nice place. The breakfast is very good. The beds are confortable. In The restaurant beside they cook delicciouus meals amd sometimes the dessert is free

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015 via mobile

Stayed here for three weeks and was very happy leaving! Can't believe they actually charge up to $22 a night here. It should be $12!!!!!!!!!!!! Didn't even bother asking for a refund because the young manager is the most grumpy unwelcoming person I've ever met. There is dodgy Australian mid termers staying here that ask to borrow money. Very messy... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

The place was filthy and well in need of some tlc and a damn good clean. Very little in the way of catering facilities. One kettle, one toaster 2 microwaves and a 4 burner hob for a hostel capable of sleeping around 40 people!! Same with cutlery and crockery. All the sofas were dirty and broken along with most of... More 

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Thank mikeyboy1979
Auckland, New Zealand
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

Customer service? - an angry looking manager with the most unfriendly manner. Cleanliness? - the room, shower stunk, linen smelly with food and spice. Unbelievably dirty kitchen Wifi? - only way to use wifi was to write a review and give 5 star!

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Singapore, Singapore
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015 via mobile

Very basic rooms,not so clean,but they dont have many cleaners and just one reception person so therefore a lot of mistakes and issues. Ok beds and normal fans instead of little ones so was quite nice to sleep. Best part as said before is taking part of the free sailing. Best experiece! Hostel is a walk away. Also have a... More 

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Thank Lauriita
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015 via mobile

Exactly what you want in a hostel. Cheap, cheerful and fun. Good social area and the fact it's situated next to a bar, which offers great specials, is ideal for meeting new people. Free breakfast is always a plus as well

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015 via mobile

We arrived at manly backpackers after our flight from Singapore, and we weren't welcomed. As it was late we called the number that was written down when reception is closed, but were sighed and moaned at by the guy who checked us in. Rooms and the kitchen were dirty, the wifi didn't work and in the morning we were moaned... More 

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Thank BeckieandElla
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015 via mobile

Good price and kind staff Big room and near sea Perfect !!

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  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
NEW OWNERS!!!! Manly Harbour Backpackers is the place to relax, party, have fun and make friends. Our friendly staff is here to look after you by offering the most exclusive homely stay with that extra personal touch. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Manly Harbour Backpackers

Address: Upstairs, 45 Cambridge Parade | Manly, Brisbane, Queensland 4179, Australia
Location: Australia > Queensland > Brisbane Region > Brisbane
Price Range: $10 - $22 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Manly Harbour Backpackers 2*
Number of rooms: 7
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